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Program Elektif

Elective Program For Visiting Students

WELCOME TO THE SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES USM HEALTH CAMPUS

 

INTRODUCTION

School of Medical Sciences (SMS), USM is one of the leading universities in Malaysia. USM has been entrusted to launch the first APEX program in Malaysia and is one of the established research universities in ASEAN region

SMS offers a variety of elective programs for those who qualify. It has adequate infrastructure that can realize the dreams of students to gain knowledge in the field of endeavour. It is equipped with a sophisticated library and has trained and experienced teachers and researchers.

 

TYPES OF ELECTIVE PROGRAM OFFERED

1.  Clinical / Hospital based

2.  Laboratory based

3.  Community based 

 

CLINICAL ELECTIVE

It is ONLY open to the students who already underwent clinical year in their home university. Students may choose to do placements in the department of their interest. They may choose to do placements in medical or surgical based or a combination of posting. However, the minimum period for a placement is two weeks and further information could be referred to Appendix A.

 

LABORATORY BASED ELECTIVE

SMS has a variety of laboratory facilities. Students can choose to do placement in department of haematology, chemical pathology, pathology, immunology, microbiology, human genetics, and many others. To ensure the application process can be carried out as soon as possible, students are advised to state the learning objectives to be followed. The approval of application will depend on the completeness of the form and present of supervisor in selected department.

 

COMMUNITY BASED ELECTIVE

Activities related to community based are coordinated by Department of Community Medicine and Department of Family Medicine. Students could join a special program called Community and Family Case Studies, and invited to participate in hospital district placement in “Preventive and  Primary  Care" posting. However, students can freely determine their own direction based on the learning objectives.

 

 

APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL

  1.  The application form can be fill through the link https://goo.gl/forms/Fi2PRZX5NrzmTEMl2 (google form). The documents for upload should be in jpeg or png files. Pdf file is not compatible.
  2. The original recommendation letter from home university is attached.
  3. Copy of IC (Malaysian student) and passport copy (Non-Malaysian students) should be attached together with application form
  4. The requirement as mentioned in Appendix A is fulfilled
  5. Students agree with the conditions imposed
  6. The selection of department will depends on the availability of the supervisor. If there is no supervisor at respective department, the Elective secretariat will suggest the most suitable department for students to attach for their electives.
  7. The students has to pay the registration fee 30 days after getting the offer letter, before starting the attachment.

 

STUDENT PREPARATION

  1. All teaching & learning will be conducted in English
  2. Students  need  to  be  aware  that  they  might  be  taught  together  with  USM 
    students (i.e. clinical teaching or clinical presentation)
  3. Main language used by patients and community is Bahasa Malaysia. Those who have proficiency in Bahasa would get better advantage.
  4. Any request related to accommodation will NOT be managed by the secretariat. Those who require rooms need to personally contact the hostel manager via email as return in Appendix A. List of hostel nearby the hospital could be obtained in Appendix C.

 

 

 

Appendix A

Terms and Condition

SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA

The conditions of elective posting at the School of Medical Sciences and University Hospital (USM) Kubang Kerian are the following:

  1. You  will  be  registered  as  a  non  graduating  USM  student. Effective from Ogos 2018 , the fee is stated as below:  
     Citizens    Fee    
    Malaysian RM152 per two weeks
    Non-Malaysian                  USD152 per two weeks
        

    *Please pay to the Fees (as above) are to be paid within 30 days from the date of the offer letter. If you are making payment via telegraphic transfers, bank charges are to be borne by student.

    Please pay via online, the bank details as below:

    BANK DETAILS

    Beneficiary Name: Usains Tech Services Sdn. Bhd

    Bank Name: Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad (CIMB)

    Account No.: 800 6815 124

    Swift Code: CIBBMYKL

    *Please sent us the receipt of payment via Secretariat email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  2. The program is ONLY open to the medical student who already in the clinical year at his / her university.
  3. Each of chosen posting need to be carried out within MINIMUM of two (2) weeks and the total number of posting should be MAXIMUM of three(3) in entire duration of placement;
  4. The application form should be completed via goggle link https://goo.gl/forms/Fi2PRZX5NrzmTEMl2  AT LEAST 3 MONTHS prior to the commencement of the placement. All the necessary documents should be upload via the link in jpg., jpeg or png format. The pdf format is not compatible with our system,.
  5. You will be subjected to the existing rules and regulations of the School  of  Medical  Sciences  that  may  be  laid  down  by  the school authority from time to time;
  6. You will not be allowed to take charge or treat any patient and will be under the charge of and supervised by specialist or senior consultants;
  7. All information, statistical data, medical records etc. obtained during your clinical attachments are strictly   confidential and shall not be used for publications;
  8. You should ensure that you have adequate means of support and funds to meet all expenses during your stay in this country and you have to get the necessary clearance from the Immigration Authority (for overseas students only);
  9. You must submit a health and travel insurance applicable in Malaysia in your name within 30 days from the date of the offer letter. It should cover the duration of your elective period.
  10. You are required to adhere to the School dress regulation as attached in Appendix B;
  11. Not-withstanding the above, the Dean reserves the right to terminate your elective at any time without giving a reason.

 

 

 Appendix B

 

SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA

DRESS REGULATON FOR MEDICAL SCIENCE STUDENTS

The  following  dress  regulation  for  medical  students  of  the  School  of
Medical Sciences is effective from the 1985/86 session.

This dress regulation is defined in a general way based on the following characteristics:-

  1. Safety at the laboratory and hospital
  2. Islamic value and culture
  3. Professional requirements

 

A. ATTIRE WHILE ATTENDING LECTURES AND TUTORIALS

Men’s Attire

  1. White coat should be wear at all times during clinical activities (ward round, Clinic)
  2. Shirts with collars (T-shirts are not allowed)
  3. Long pants (Jeans are not allowed)
  4. Shoes and socks (Slippers, sandals and sports shoes are not allowed)
  5. Cloaks are not allowed
  6. Name tag should be worn at all times

Women’s Attire

  1. White coat should be wear at all times during clinical activities (ward round, Clinic)
  2. T-shirts and jean are not allowed
  3. The dress length should not exceed the ankle but should be below the knee
  4. Low-cut dresses are not allowed
  5. Sleeveless dresses are not allowed
  6. Tight skirts with slits are not allowed
  7. Veils are not allowed
  8. Wearing of ornaments such a earring, necklace, bracelet etc. should be minimized and preferably avoided altogether
  9. Name tag should be worn and affixed to the dress
  10. Sports shoes are not allowed

 

 B. ATTIRE WHILE IN HOSPITAL

Apart from the above conditions, students are to observe the following:-

  1. White coat with the name tag on should be wear at all times during clinical activities.

 

C.  GENERAL REGULATION FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN

  1. The  dress  code  that  is  required  at  certain  places  by  the Hospital’s authority should be fully observed;
  2. Exposed hair should be kept short and neat;
  3. Fingernails should always be short and clean
  4. Clothes should always be clean and properly worn;
  5. Any other items which are in vogue but do not confirm to normal professional expectations would not be allowed e.g. earring for men.

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Appendix C

SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA

 

TRANSPORTATION

  1. Transport will only be provided for the pick up at the airport based on the student’s request.
  2. Students should update the Elective Secretariat via email regarding flight details at least 2 week prior to the arrival date.
  3. Student are encouraged to install a phone application “” to ease his/ her daily transport around the city
  4. The public taxi and buses also available but the waiting time is longer.

 

ACCOMODATION

  1. You are responsible for your own accommodation. Should you require any assistant, please kindly contact the Elective Secretariat to assist Non Malaysian International student coming to USM for Elective to find a convenient accommodation, nearby University Campus if needed.
  1. Price for campus Hostel (DM5 & DM6) is now RM60 per day. Type of Room Apartment Single Room/ Double Room. *Add RM 5 for bed sheet and pillow cover per stay.  Basic furniture like table, chair and bed, Air conditioned. No water heater. Cooking is not allowed.

Inside Campus Hostel can be book earlier by the students.  Those who require rooms need to personally contact the hostel management team via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

The official link website for the hostel was http://p3u.usm.my/index.php/aset-kami/kampus-kesihatan/desasiswa

Contact person: Madam Aminah Mohamed

Contact no: + (6) 09 767 1160

 

 

PICTURE OF HOSTEL ROOM

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*We would recommend you log on to www.mudah.my for looking at choices of accommodation available near the hospital areas.  For instance search for ‘Anjung Vista Kubang Kerian’ under Properties for Rent category on the website. Then proceed with contacting the landlord/owner directly for more information’s.

 

 

LIST OF ROOM, APARTMENT AND HOTELS NEARBY KUBANG KERIAN (WALKING DISTANCE TO USM HEALTH CAMPUS)

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PLACE OF INTEREST NEAR KOTA BAHRU

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Contact Us                             :  Full  Address:

                                                   Elective Students Office,

                            Meeting Point PPSP,

                            School of Medical Sciences,

                            Universiti Sains Malaysia,

                            15200 Kubang Kerian,

                            Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia.

Weblink                                : http://www.medic.usm.my/visiting-student

Apllication Form Link         : https://goo.gl/forms/Fi2PRZX5NrzmTEMl2

Facebook                              :Elective USM Visiting Student

Contact No                           : +(6) 09 767 6555, +(6) 09 767 6565

Map                                     : https://goo.gl/maps/meJtpEvZ5Xy

School of Medical Sciences, Health Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan
Phone : 609-767 3000  |  Fax: 609-767 3370  |  Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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